Corporate Communications Contractor
July 2015 — Present
Full-time position provides support for corporate employee communications, public relations, visual/graphic media, website content and social media. | Produce and edit content for internal employee communications (i.e. PPG Today and PPG Global) and post on PPG's global intranet. | Monitor news alerts about PPG, key competitors and relevant economic/industry issues to compile summary in daily Media Monitor (distributed to company executives, business leaders and managers). | Draft news releases to alert local and national media outlets of current PPG events. | Assist with the planning of special events for the PPG Industries Foundation. Work directly with vendors and site personnel to coordinate event details and ensure activities run smoothly. | Personally responsible for handling the release of thousands' of dollars in grant payments.| Participated in the 2015 Global Communications Leadership Council Meeting.